Skip to comments.Theories Behind Missing Flight MH370 (Passenger Cell Phones Ring,Then Hang Up)
Posted on 03/11/2014 2:09:34 PM PDT by lbryce
Theyre alive the ringing cellphone theory. A blog post on the Chinese governments China.org.cn site reported that 19 families signed a joint statement requesting Malaysia Airlines to explain why they could get through to their family members cellphones but they could not hear anything and the calls hung up.
They submitted the telephone numbers to the airline, which failed to respond to their questions with active measures, according to the site.
(Excerpt) Read more at nypost.com ...
Nineteen relatives have had this experience calling the cell phones of loved ones who were passengers on the ill-fated flight.
My only problem with this phenomenon is that in order for cell phones to work, there's got to be cell phone coverage of your area in order to make contact. Otherwise, cell phone service is disabled. Does calling a cell phone in an area without coverage have the phone ring as well? I don't think so but am not sure. The disappearance of the plane would point to trouble with the aircraft itself and not with the craft being overpowered and forced to land at some secret location.
Inexplicable, mysterious, baffling.
Why would they head back WEST?
Tehran is not in that direction.
I don’t get it.
Stuff that isn’t man-made is said to be, and stuff that probably was man-made is said it wasn’t.
As stated on another thread, the phones do not ring, it is the network giving the caller feedback while a connection is attempted.
Good point. I also wonder about hijacking, changing course. If it were hijacked, I’d suspect they tried to land the jet somewhere. Why change course just to crash it into the ocean?
Following phone activity is a dead end in this investigation. The hijackers anticipated this and took a route that would not enable cell communications, or they jammed all the phones. Sat phone is another story. Probably not one on the flight.
They would be able to tell what towers the phones were near if someone was answering them.
Even if the phones were just ON they could tell where they were near by what cell towers they were pinging
She sure wears a lot of eye make-up and false lashes for a tomboy.
I’ve been wondering if it was possibly a capture mission. Since passengers and crew alike, on regular airline flights, are more alert to the potential for hijacking and terrorism, maybe someone wanted to grab their own large aircraft so they can at some point use it as a flying bomb with minimal interference.
That said, I know the odds are that it will turn out to have crashed somewhere due to some non-terrorism-related cause.
I’m starting to think the aircraft was shot down by a Malaysian F/A-18 and don’t want to admit it. This would explain why Malaysian authorities are having searchers look in places they know the aircraft ISN’T.
Cover-up by Malaysia.
She just forgot to wash up afterwards..
They’re in Purgatory.
No phones in the other two locations.....
Cell calls must connect to a tower....if the calls are truly connecting to the miss person phones then there would be a record of what cell tower the call was connecting on
Call somebody who is sitting right next to you. You will usually hear at leat two ‘rings’ before their phone really rings. The rings you hear on the cell network are just time filling feedback...but not really ‘rings’. They could probably fill that same air time with muzak or ads just as easily.
Within a matter of time, the cell phones will run out of power. Would the phones still ring as is reported what they do now as stated by relatives? Or will there be what has been described as 'network feedback'?
If you have a friend or family member nearby, and you both have cell phones, try this. One of you remove the battery from your phone and have the other call that phone.
You’ll hear a “ring” or the voicemail message will play. It is an automated tone and has nothing to do with connection. I’ve been out of coverage areas and when I got back into a coverage area, voicemails or records of missed calls pop up. They were stored elsewhere until my phone reconnected with the satellite or tower. My callers “reached” me but didn’t, really.
Too bad Rachel wasn’t onboard?
The IO is much bigger and deeper than Gulf of Thailand. They want the mystery.
That was what I said when reading about relatives getting the phones to ring in the belief their loved ones were still alive.
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